Published: Feb. 25, 2015

Geography and Environmental Sciences (GES) students attended a joint meeting of the Southwest and Great Plains-Rocky Mountain Divisions of the Association of American Geographers in Albuquerque, NM and did an exceptional job showing off their work.

Undergraduate Student Poster Awards went to Issamar Pichardo and Jeannette Rodriguez (1st Place) for Understanding Latino Community Recovery after the September 2013 Colorado Flash Floods, (Issamar Pichardo, Jeannette Rodriguez, Deborah Thomas, Andrew Rumbach, Lily Lizarraga, Waverly Klaw, David Lizarraga, Leah Cole, Jeremy Nemeth, and Carrie Makarewicz) and Denise Swack, Erica Reynolds, Filiberto Morales, and Dillon Riebel (3rd Place) for Body Mass Index (BMI) Mapping and Community Engagement (Denise Swack, Erica Reynolds, Filiberto Morales, Dillon Riebel, Peter Anthamatten, and Deborah Thomas). Other Notable Activities included Laura Ferre presenting a paper, Erin Jaynes and Anna Gibson each presenting a poster, and Anna Gibson earning a spot on the regional Geography Bowl team.